HAMP-A56395: Post medieval coin: farthing of Charles I

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COIN

Unique ID: HAMP-A56395

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper-alloy rose farthing of Charles I (1625-1649), North's type 2, crescent initial mark, struck at the Tower, London, c.1635-44.
Reference: North 2291

The coin is 13.25mm in diameter and weighs 0.57g.

Notes:

This record was made at a rally and may fall below our usual standard of recording.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1635
Date to: Circa AD 1644

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.57 g
Diameter: 13.25 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 19th March 2016 - Saturday 19th March 2016

Rally details.

This object was found at Andover Anton Rotary Club Charity Rally - Penton Grafton 19-20.3.16

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Helena Costas
Identified by: David Williams

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Penton Grafton 19.3.16; find no.201

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Farthing (Copper alloy)
Ruler/issuer: Charles I of England
Mint or issue place: London (Tower under Charles I)
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Copper rose farthing of Charles I, type 2, single-arched crown (N 2291)
Obverse description: Single arched crown, crossed sceptres behind.
Obverse inscription: [CAROLVS] D G MA BRI
Reverse description: Crowned single rose.
Reverse inscription: FRA ET [HI RE]X
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Test Valley (District)
Parish or ward: Penton Grafton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU3147
Four figure Latitude: 51.22135945
Four figure longitude: -1.55749179
1:25K map: SU3147
1:10K map: SU34NW
Grid reference source: Recorded at a rally
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HAMP
Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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